Camille Crittenden on Women's Equality Day

19 Sep, 2018

Camille Crittenden on Women's Equality Day

Camille Critterden, Deputy Director, CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, published 'On Women’s Equality Day, balance the scales for men' on the Berkeley Blog.

From the article:

Still, equality of pay and professional opportunities continue to elude women across socio-economic strata and levels of educational attainment. April 10 marks “Equal Pay Day,” in recognition that women would need to continue working this long into a new year to earn the equivalent of what men earned during the previous year alone. For African American women the gap is even more severe—August 7 was “Black Women’s Equal Pay Day,” calculated by the same equation, measured against average earnings of white men.

Read the rest of the article here.